can't quite put it into words:
this really just boggles my mind:
JAMES GLASSMAN, Undersecretary of State: I think Al Hurra is meeting its goals. What Al Hurra was conceived to do was to bring to the Arab-speaking world -- in this case 22 countries -- a free press, to show them what a free press is like.
Yes, that's why it's forbidden under the Smith-Mundt Act from broadcasting in the US. It's just a nutty foreign version of PBS.
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
the good book
and other cultural